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Recordings & Discussions of Cantatas: Cantatas BWV 1-50 | Cantatas BWV 51-100 | Cantatas BWV 101-150 | Cantatas BWV 151-200 | Cantatas BWV 201-224 | Cantatas BWV Anh | Order of Discussion

Cantata BWV 18
Gleichwie der Regen und Schnee vom Himmel fällt

Ref.

BWV 18

German Title

Gleichwie der Regen und Schnee vom Himmel fällt

English Title

For as the rain cometh down, and the snow from heaven (by Richard Stokes)

Event

Cantata for Sexagesima Sunday
Readings: Epistle: 2 Corinthians 11: 19 - 12: 9; Gospel: Luke 8: 4-15

Composed

Weimar, 1713-1714
1st performance: 1713 or 1714 or at the latest February 24, 1715 - Weimar
2nd performance: February 13, 1724 - Leipzig

Text

Erdmann Neumeister (Mvts. 3, 4); Isaiah 55: 10-12 (Mvt. 2); Lazarus Spengler (Mvt. 5)

Text: German-1 | German-2 | German-6 (1) | German-6 (2) | German-7 (1) | German-7 (2) | NBA Text
Translations: Catalan-1 | Chinese-1 | Chinese-2 | Dutch-1 | Dutch-3 | English-1 | English-3I | English-3P | English-6 | English-10 | French-1 | French-3 | French-4 | French-6 | Hebrew-1 | Indonesian-1 | Italian-2 | Italian-4 | Russian-1 | Russian-3 | Spanish-2 | Spanish-3 | Spanish-7
Chorale Texts: Durch Adams Fall ist ganz verderbt | Die Litanei

Scoring

Soloists: Soprano, Tenor, Bass; Four-part chorus
Orchestra: 2 recorders, 4 violas, bassoon, violoncello, continuo
Mvt. 1: Sinfonia | Mvt. 2: Recitative [B] | Mvt. 3: Recitative [T, B] & Chorale (Litany) | Mvt. 4: Aria [S] | Mvt. 5: Chorale

Score Vocal & Piano [1.04 MB] | Score BGA [2.29 MB]
Autograph Score (Facsimile): D-B Mus. ms. Bach St 34 [Bach Digital]
Chorales: Mvt. 5 | Mvt. 5 a
Capella: Mvt. 5 [cap]
Chorale Melodies: Durch Adams Fall ist ganz verderbt | Die Litanei

References

BGA: II | NBA: I/7 | BC: A 44 | Zwang: K 8 | First Published: BG, 1852 | Autograph score (facsimile): ? | Provenance

Commentaries

English: BCW | Crouch | AMG | Emmanuel Music | Mincham
EvH [Dutch] | Role [French] | Japanese-1 | Reyes [Spanish]

Music

Music Examples

Discussions

Week of February 3, 2002; Week of April 10, 2005; Week of March 14, 2010; Week of February 14, 2016

Contents

 

Complete Recordings
Recordings of Individual Movements

Discussions - Part 1 (1st round)
Discussions - Part 2 (2nd round)
Discussions - Part 3 (3rd round)
Discussions - Part 4 (4th round)

Cantatas Vol. 5 - conducted by Masaaki Suzuki

Discography - Part 1

Complete Recordings

1

Radio Recording - Archiv-Nr: U0-06655 [R-55]

 

Cantata BWV 18 [15:45]

Max Thurn

Chor des Eppendorfer Gymnasiums / NDR Sinfonieorchester

Soprano: Margot Guilleaume; Tenor: Helmut Kretschmar; Bass: Bert Hildebrand
Marlene Stehli-Isenbart (Recorder); Gudula Lehmann-Isebart (Recorder); Artur Grenz (Viola); Friedrich Weinhoever (Viola); Wolfgnag Frick (Viola); Meyer, Alfred (Viola)
Basso continuo: Günter Jeroschewitz (Organ); Günther Meyer (Bassoon); Hans Bekendorf (Violoncello); Gerhard Ullrich (Double-bass)

Norddeutsche Rundfunk in Hamburg

Feb 5, 1960

Tape / TT:

Recorded in Hamburg, Germany.

2

J.S. Bach: Kantaten 18 · 152 [L-1]
J.S. Bach: Cantatas BWV 18, 59, 89, 90, 106, 118, 152, 161 & 182 [C-5]

 

Cantata BWV 18 [14:27]

Jürgen Jürgens

Monteverdi-Chor Hamburg / Leonhardt Consort

Soprano: Agnes Giebel; Tenor: Bert van t'Hoff; Bass: Jacques Villisech

Telefunken SAWT-9442
Teldec Das Alte Werk 69599
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Feb 10-11, 1964

LP / TT: 31:52
2-CD / TT: 148:33
MP3 / TT: 145:09

Recorded at Breukenen, Hans Queekhoven, the Netherlands.
Listen on YouTube:
Cantata BWV 18: Mvt. 1: Sinfonia [3:13] + Mvt. 2: Recitative [B] [1:08]+ Mvt. 3: Recitative [T, B] & Chorale (Litany) [5:53] + Mvt. 4: Aria [S] [4:07] + Mvt. 5: Chorale [1:20]
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3

J.S. Bach: Kantaten Gleichwie der Regen und Schnee vom Himmel fällt BWV 18; Nun komm, der Heiden Heiland BWV 62 [L-2]
Bach Made in Germany Vol. 3 -
Cantatas I (BWV 18, 62, 78)
Bach Made in Germany Vol. 3 - Sacred Cantatas, St Matthew Passion [B-1]

 
 

Cantata BWV 18 [16:33]

Erhard Mauersberger

Thomanerchor Leipzig / Gewandhausorchester Leipzig

Soprano: Adele Stolte; Tenor: Peter Schreier; Bass: Theo Adam
Thekla Waldbauer (Recorder I); Eva Kästner (Recorder II); Dietmar Hallmann (Viola I); Hans-Christian Bartel (Viola II); Günther Donath (Viola III); Wolfgang Espig (Viola IV); Horst Fuchs (Bassoon); Basso continuo: Lothar Max (Violoncello); Konrad Siebach (Double-bass); Hannes Kästner (Harpsichord, Organ)

Eterna 825989
Archiv Produktion 198441
Leipzig Classics 001820-2BC
Leipzig Classics 001819-2BC

Nov 1967

LP / TT: 39:59
LP / TT: 39:59
CD / TT: 64:24
5-CD / TT: 323:17

Recorded at Haus Auensee, Leipzig, Saxony, Germany.
Recording Producer: Reiner Bluth; Balance Engineer: Jürgen Regler/Gerd Hertel; Editing: Annelene Dziengel; Newly digitally remastered by Artephon Musikproduktion GmbH Berlin.
Listen on YouTube:
Cantata BWV 18: Mvt. 1: Sinfonia [3:53] + Mvt. 2: Recitative [B] [1:31]+ Mvt. 3: Recitative [T, B] & Chorale (Litany) [6:38] + Mvt. 4: Aria [S] [3:18] + Mvt. 5: Chorale [1:20]
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4

J.S. Bach: Das Kantatenwerk ·Complete Cantatas · Les Cantates, Folge / Vol. 5 (BWV 17-20)
J.S. Bach: Das Kantatenwerk · Sacred Cantatas
Vol. 1 (BWV 1-14, 16-19)
Bach-2000
Vol. 1: Sacred Cantatas 1 (BWV 1-14, 16-47)
Bach: Cantatas / Kantaten
Vol. 6 (BWV 17-19)

 

Cantata BWV 18 [14:21]

Nikolaus Harnoncourt

Wiener Sängerknaben & Chorus Viennensis (Chorus Master: Hans Gillesberger) / Concentus Musicus Wien

Boy Soprano: Soloist of the Wiener Sängerknaben (No Name); Tenor: Kurt Equiluz; Bass: Max van Egmond
CMW: Violas: Alice Harnoncourt, Kurt Theiner, Josef de Sordi, Nikolaus Harnoncourt; Violoncellos: Herman Höbarth; Violone: Eduard Hruza; Bassoon: Otto Fleischmann; Organ: Herbert Tachezi

Telefunken 6.35031
Teldec 4509-91755-2
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Teldec 3984-25706-2
Teldec 8573-81209-2
Warner Classics 8573-81209-5
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Dec 1971

2-LP / TT: 80 min
6-CD / TT: 386:45
MP3 / TT: 384:39
15-CD / TT: 999:37
CD / TT: 52:06
CD / TT: 52:06
MP3 / TT: 51:56

Recorded at Casino Zögernitz, Vienna, Austria (?).
Listen on YouTube:
Cantata BWV 18: Complete Cantata [14:36] | Complete Cantata [14:22] | Complete Cantata x 2 [31:43] | Complete Cantata [14:35] ??? | Part 1: Mvts. 1-3 [8:57]
CD: Cantatas BWV 17, BWV 18, BWV 19 [52:05]
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5

Die Bach Kantate Vol. 26 (Cantatas BWV 92, 84, 18)
Edition Bachakademie Vol. 5 (Cantatas BWV 14, 16-18)

 
 
 

Cantata BWV 18 [15:51]

Helmuth Rilling

Gächinger Kantorei Stuttgart / Bach-Collegium Stuttgart

Soprano: Eva Csapó; Alto: Gabriele Schnaut; Tenor: Adalbert Kraus; Bass: Wolfgang Schöne
Peter Thalheimer, Hella Karpa (Recorders); Hermann Herder (Bassoon); Christian Hedrich, Michael Meyer, Peter Mederus, Horst Strohfeldt (Violas); Jürgen Wolf (Cello); Thomas Lom (Double-bass); Martha Schuster (Harpsichord); Joachim Eichhorn (Positive Organ)

Hänssler 98.877
Hänssler 92.005
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Jan 1975

CD / TT: 61:01
CD / TT: 66:01/ 67:31
MP3 / TT: 65:51

Recorded at Gedächtniskirche Stuttgart, Baden-Württemberg, Germany.
BWV 18: Recording: Südwest Tonstudio, Stuttgart; Recording Supervision: Richard Hauck.
Listen on YouTube:
CD-2: Cantatas BWV 14, BWV 16, BWV 17, BWV 18 [66:01] | Cantatas BWV 14, BWV 16, BWV 17, BWV 18 [66:00]
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CD (2003): Amazon.com | Amazon.co.uk | Amazon.de
CD: Amazon.com
CD: Amazon.com
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6

J.S. Bach: Cantatas Volume V - Cantatas from Mühlhausen and Weimar (BWV 12, 18, 61)

 
 
 

Cantata BWV 18 [14:33]

Jeffrey Thomas

(OVPP - No Choir) / American Bach Soloists

Soprano: Julianne Baird, Counter-tenor: Drew Minter, Tenor: Benjamin Butterfield, Bass: James Weaver
Violas: Anthony Marin, Lisa Grodin, Sally Butt, George Thomson; Violoncello: Warren Stewart; Bassoon: Andrew Schwartz; Archlute: Michael Eagan; Organ: John Butt

Koch International Classics 3-7332-2H1
American Bach Soloists
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Mar 3-8, 1994

CD / TT: 52:40
CD / TT: 52:40
MP3 /TT: 52:40

Recorded at St. Stephen's Church, Belvedere, California, USA.
Recording Engineer: Peter Nothnagle & Julie James; Producer: Jeffrey Thomas.
Listen on YouTube:
Cantata BWV 18: Complete Cantata [14:35]
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7

J.S. Bach: Complete Cantatas Vol. 2

 
 
 
 

Cantata BWV 18 [13:21]
Appendix: Aternate version of Sinfonia (Mvt. 1) [3:25] & Chorale (Mvt. 5) [1:09] from Cantata BWV 18

Ton Koopman

Amsterdam Baroque Orchestra & Choir (Chorus Master: Simon Schouten)

Soprano: Barbara Schlick; Tenor: Christoph Prégardien, Bass: Klaus Mertens
ABO Soloists: Martin Kelly (Viola); Marion Verbruggen (Recorder); Jaap ter Linden (Cello)
ABC: Sopranos: María-Luz Álvarez, Els Bongers, Vera Lansink, Nadia Ragni, Caroline Stam; Altos: Betty van den Berghe, Annemieke Cantor, Stephen Carter, Peter de Groot; Tenors: Otto Bouwknegt, Joost van der Linden, Huw Rhys-Evans, Geraint Roberts; Basses: Donald Bentvelsen, Matthijs Mesdag, Harjo Pasveer, Hans Wijers
ABO: Violas: Martin Kelly, Nicky Akeroyd, Foskien Kooistra, Nicola Cleminson; Cellos: Jaap ter Linden, Richte van der Meer; Violone: Nicholas Pap; Recorders: Marion Verbruggen, Reine Marie Verhagen; Bassoon: Marc Vallon; Organ Continuo: Jan Kleinbussink

Erato 0630-12598-2
Antoine Marchand CC-72202
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May 1995

3-CD / TT: 182:29
3-CD / TT: 182:29
MP3 / TT: 179:44

Recorded at Waalse Kerk, Amsterdam, the Netherlands.
Producer: Tini Mathot; Sound Engineer & Editing: Adriaan Verstijnen; Production Coordination: Willemijn Mooij.
Listen on YouTube:
Cantata BWV 18: Mvt. 1: Sinfonia [3:27] + Mvt. 2: Recitative [B] [1:09] + Mvt. 3: Recitative [T, B] & Chorale (Litany) [5:04] + Mvt. 4: Aria [S] [2:49] + Mvt. 5: Chorale [1:15] | Sequence | Sequence || Mvt. 1: Sinfonia [3:32]
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8

J.S. Bach: Cantatas Vol. 5 - Cantatas from Weimar III (BWV 18, 143, 152, 155, 161)

 
 

Cantata BWV 18 [13:58]

Masaaki Suzuki

Bach Collegium Japan

Soprano: Midori Suzuki; Tenor: Makoto Sakurada; Bass: Peter Kooy
BWV 18: Choir: Sopranos: Tamiko Hoshi, Sachiko Muratani, Midori Suzuki, Aki Yanagisawa; Altos: Yuko Anazawa, Yoshikazu Mera, Claudia Schmitz, Tamaki Suzuki; Tenors: Tadashi Miroku, Takanori Ohnishi, Makoto Sakurada, Akira Takizawa; Basses: Peter Kooy, Jun Hagiwara, Tetsuya Odagawa, Yoshitaka Ogasawara, Chiyuki Urano
Orchestra: Violas: Ryo Terakado, Azumi Takada, Keiko Watanabe, Yoshiko Morita; Violoncello: Hidemi Suzuki; Violone: Shigeru Sakurai; Bassoon: Sei'ichi Futakuchi; Organ:Naoko Imai

BIS CD-841
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Feb, Jun, Jul 1997

CD / TT: 78:17
MP3 / TT: 76:06

Recorded at the Kobe Shoin Women's University Chapel, Japan.
Recording Producer: Robert von Bahr; Sound Engineers: Hans Kipfer, Jens Braun; Digital Editing: Thore Brinkmann.
See: Cantatas Vol. 5 - conducted by Masaaki Suzuki
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9

Bach Cantatas Vol. 20: Naarden / Southwell
For Septuagesima (BWV 144, 84, 92)
For Sexagesima (BWV 18, 181, 126)

 
 
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Cantata BWV 18 [13:32]

John Eliot Gardiner

Monteverdi Choir / English Baroque Soloists

Soprano: Gillian Keith; Tenor: James Gilchrist; Bass: Stephan Loges
MC: Sopranos: Donna Deam, Katharine Fuge, Angharad Gruffydd Jones, Gillian Keith, Elin Manahan Thomas, Belinda Yates; Altos: David Clegg, Charles Humphries, Robin Tyson, Lucy Ballard; Tenors: Julian Podger, Vernon Kirk, Nicolas Robertson, Robert Murray; Basses: Julian Clarkson, Thomas Guthrie, Michael McCarthy, Richard Savage
EBS: Violas: Annette Isserlis, Katherine McGillivray, Lisa Cochrane, Colin Kitching; Cellos: David Watkin, Catherine Rimer, Double-bass: Valerie Botwright; Recorders: Rachel Beckett, Marion Scott; Bassoon: Alastair Mitchell; Organ: Alastair Ross; Harpsichord: Silas J. Standage

Soli Deo Gloria SDG-153
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Feb 27, 2000

2-CD / TT: 95:25
MP3 / TT: 95:05

Live recordings from the Bach Cantata Pilgrimage, at Southwell Minster, England.
Producer: Isabella de Sabata; Balance Engineers: Kees de Visser (Polyhymnia International BV); Recording Engineers: Everett Porter (Polyhymnia), Mario Nozza (Eurosound); Tape Editors: Ientje Mooij, Jean-Marie Geijsen (Polyhymnia); Edition by Reinhold Kubik, published by Breitkopf & Härtel; Series Executive Producer: Isabella de Sabata.
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10

Bach Edition Vol. 15 - Cantatas Vol. 8
J.S. Bach: Complete Sacred Cantatas Vol. 1 (BWV 1-20)

 
 
 
 

Cantata BWV 18 [14:39]

Pieter Jan Leusink

Holland Boys Choir / Netherlands Bach Collegium

Soprano: Marjon Strijk; Tenor: Robert Getchell; Bass: Bas Ramselaar
HBC: Trebles: Anne Jan Leusink, Herjan Pullen, Hans van Roset, Aalt Jan van Roest, Jelle Stocker, Gerwin Zwep, Tanny Koomen, Gerrit van der Hoorn, Erik Guldenaar, Nicky Westerink, Peter van der Kolk; Counter-tenors: Arjan Dokter, Gerald Engeltjes, Maarten Engeltjes, Vincent Groeneveld, Jan Zwerver, Arjen Nap, Jan Willem Prins; Tenors: Martinus Leusink, Cor van Twillert, Marijn Takken, Frank Tros, Peter Bloemendaal; Basses: Jeroen Assink, Edwin Smit, Jim Groenevald, Sebastian Holz, Klaas Alberts, Richard Guldenaar, Willem van der Hoorn, Henk Timmerman, Job Boswinkel
NBC: Violas: Jan Willem Vis, Simon Murphy, Örsze Adam, John Wilson Meyer; Violoncellos: Frank Wakelkamp; Violone: Maggie Urquhart; Organ: Vaughan Schlepp

Brilliant Classics 99374
Brilliant Classics

Jan-Feb 2000

5-CD / TT: 307:16
MP3 / TT: 370:43

Recorded at St. Nicolaschurch, Elburg, the Netherlands.
Production Manager: Christine Schreuder; Artistic Director: Pieter Jan Leusink; Recording: Clavigram Leerdam; Producer/Editing: Jean van Vugt; Balance & Recording Engineer, Editing: Louis van Emmerk.
Listen on YouTube:
Cantata BWV 18: Complete Cantata [13:42]
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11

Bach: Actus Tragicus (Cantatas BWV 18, 106, 150) [C-6]

 

Cantata BWV 18 [13:58]

Philippe Pierlot

(OVPP - No Choir) / Ricercar Consort

Soprano: Katharine Fuge; Counter-tenor: Carlos Mena; Tenor: Jan Kobow; Bass: Stephan MacLeod
François Fernandez (Viola); Luis Otavio Santos (Viola); Philippe Pierlot (Viola da gamba); Kaori Uemura (Viola da gamba); Ageet Zweistra (Violoncello); Kees Boeke (Recorder); Gaëlle Lecoq (Recorder); Josep Borras I Rocca (Bassoon); Michele Zeoll (Double-bass); Francis Jacob (Organ)

Mirare Records MIR-002
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Sep 2004

CD / TT: 49:00
MP3 / TT: 48:45

Recorded at l'Eglise de Saint Loup sur Thouet, France.
Recording Frédéric Briant & Aline Blondeau (Musica Numeris Belgique); Conception & Artistic Director: François René Martin & René Martin.
Listen on YouTube:
Cantata BWV 18: Complete Cantata [14:05]
Mvt. 1: Sinfonia [2:57] + Mvt. 2: Recitative [B] [1:12]+ Mvt. 3: Recitative [T, B] & Chorale (Litany) [5:32] + Mvt. 4: Aria [S] [3:09] + Mvt. 5: Chorale [1:10]
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12

J.S. Bach: Early Cantatas Vol. 2 - Weimar Cantatas (BWV 12, 18, 61, 161)

 
 

Cantata BWV 18 [13:50]

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(OVPP - No Choir) / Purcell Quartet

Soprano: Emma Kirkby; Counter-tenor: Michael Chance; Tenor: Charles Daniels; Bass: Peter Harvey; Organ: Robert Woolley
Purcell Quartet: Catherine Mackintosh, Catherine Weiss (Volins, Violas); Richard Boothby (Cello), Robert Woolley (Organ)
With: Rachel Beckett (Recorder); Catherine Latham (Recorder); Anthony Robson (Oboe); Andrew Watts (Bassoon); David Blackadder (Trumpet); Katarina Bengtson (Viola); Rachel Byrt (Viola); William Hunt (Violone)
Organ supplied, tuned and maintained by Robin Jennings; Pitch: A = 392 Hz (Tiefkammerton: recorders), A = 415 Hz (Kammerton: oboe), A = 466 Hz (Chorton: other instruments); Temperament: modifi ed sixth comma, based on Bach’s 1722 title page of Das wohltemperirte Clavier (Lehman, published 2005)

Chandos Chaconne CHAN-0742
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Oct 16-18, 2005

CD / TT: 71:21
MP3 /TT: 71:15

Recorded at St. Jude on the Hill, Hampstead, London, England.
Recording Producer Rachel Smith; Sound Engineer Jonathan Cooper; Assistant Engineer Michael Common; Editor: Rachel Smith; A & R Administrator Mary McCarthy.
Listen on YouTube:
Cantata BWV 18: Complete Cantata [13:50]
Mvt. 1: Sinfonia [3:01] + Mvt. 2: Recitative [B] [1:05]+ Mvt. 3: Recitative [T, B] & Chorale (Litany) [5:42] + Mvt. 4: Aria [S] [2:51] + Mvt. 5: Chorale [1:08]
CD: Cantatas BWV 12, BWV 18, BWV 61, BWV 161 [70:56]
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13

J.S. Bach: Cantatas for the Complete Liturgical Year Vol. 6 (Sexagesima and Estomihi Sundays): "Wie schon leuchtet der Morgenstern" (Cantatas BWV 18, 23, 1)

 

Cantata BWV 18 [13:31]

Sigiswald Kuijken

(OVPP - No Choir) / La Petite Bande

Soprano: Siri Thornhill; Alto: Petra Noskaiova; Tenor: Marcus Ullmann; Bass: Jan Van der Crabben

Accent ACC-25306
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Mar 2007

SACD / TT: 55:50
MP3 / TT: 55:36

Recorded at Auditorium C. Pollini, Padova, Italy.
Executive Producer: Hanno Pfisterer: Recordi: Eckhard Steiger.
Listen on YouTube:
Cantata BWV 18: Complete Cantata [13:33]
Mvt. 4: Aria [S] [2:33]
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14

J.S. Bach: Kantate BWV 18 "Gleich wie der Regen" [D-22]
Bach-Kantaten-Edition der Bach-Stiftung St. Gallen: Bach erlebt III - Das Bach-Jahr 2009
Bachkantaten N°8 (BWV 7, 18, 107)

 
 
 

Cantata BWV 18 [13:36]

Conductor: Rudolf Lutz
Reflection lecture: Hans Jecklin

Vokalensemble der Schola Seconda Pratica / Schola Seconda Pratica

Soloists: Soprano: Núria Rial; Tenor: Makoto Sakurada; Bass: Dominik Wörner
Choir: Sopranos: Susanne Frei, Léonie Gloor, Guro Hjemli, Jennifer Rudin; Altos: Antonia Frey, Olivia Heiniger, Damaris Nussbaumer, Lea Scherer; Tenors: Marcel Fässler, Nicolas Savoy, Walter Siegel; Basses: Fabrice Hayoz, Philippe Rayot, William Wood
Orchestra: Recorders: Armelle Plantier, Gaëlle Volet; Bassoon: Nikolaus Broda; Violas: Susanna Hefti, Renate Steinmann, Martina Bischof, Joanna Bilger; Violoncello: Maya Amrein; Violone: Iris Finkbeiner; Organ: Norbert Zeilberger

J.S. Bach-Stiftung St. Gallen A621
J.S. Bach-Stiftung St. Gallen
J.S. Bach-Stiftung St. Gallen B106
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Feb 13, 2009

DVD / TT:
11-DVD / TT:
CD / TT: 50:18
MP3 / TT: 50:09

Recorded live at Evangelische Kirche, Trogen, Switzerland, in the frame of J.S. Bach-Stiftung, St. Gallen: Cantata Series.
The DVD (in German, no subtitles) includes a film recording of the complete cantata, the reflection lecture of the speaker and a film portrait of the J.S. Bach Foundation.
Recording & Production: Sound Engineers: Stefan Ritzenthaler, Johannes Widmer; Producer: Meinrad Keel; Production: Gallus Media AG, Switzerland; DVD format: PAL.
Watch on YouTube:
Cantata BWV 18: Mvt. 3: Recitative [T, B] & Chorale [5:50]
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DVD (2010): J.S. Bach-Stiftung, St. Gallen: Shop | Amazon.de
11-DVD (2010): J.S. Bach-Stiftung, St. Gallen: Shop | Amazon.de
CD (2013): J.S. Bach-Stiftung St. Gallen: Shop | Amazon.com | Amazon.co.uk | Amazon.de || Amazon.com || ArkivMusic
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J.S. Bach: Cantates BWV 18, 106, 150 [C-1]

 

Cantata BWV 18: Sinfonia [3:15] (from a complete performance)

Olivier Spilmont

(OVPP - No Choir) / Ensemble Alia Mens

Soprano: Jenny Högström; Alto: Daniel Cabena; Tenor: Reinoud Van Mechelen; Bass: David Witczak
Julien Martin (Recorder); Evolène Kiener (Recorder & Bassoon); Aira Maria Lehtipuu (Viola); Tuomo Suni (Viola); François Joubert-Caillet (Viola da gamba); Sarah van Oudenhove (Viola da gambe); Jérôme Vidaller (Violoncello); Eulalie Poinsignon (Organ)

YouTube

Sep 15, 2013

Video / TT:

Recorded & filmed live at Eglise de Saint Saulve, Nord, France.
Source: Ensemble Alia Mens: Programmes | Facebook
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Cantata BWV 18: Mvt. 1: Sinfonia [3:15]

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Bach to Nature (Collegium Musicum, 2014, 03/27) [C-3]

Cantata Gleichwie der Regen und Schnee vom Himmel Fällt, BWV 18 []

Matthew Steel (Director)

Collegium Musicum, WMU; Collegium Chorus & Orchestra (D. Giles Simmer, Kevin Taylor)

Various instrumentalists and vocalists.

Western Michigan University: School of Music

Mar 27, 2014

CD / TT:

ecorded during a live performance at Dalton Center Recital Hall, Western Michigan University, Kalamazoo, Michigan, USA, the 545th concert of the School of Music's 2013-2014 season.
Source: WorldCat Libraries (OCLC Number: 880440156)

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J.S. Bach: Kantaten über Leben und Tod (BWV 4, 9, 18, 106, 181) [CV-1]

 

Cantata BWV 18: Excerpts [] (from a complete performance)

Eric J. Milnes (Director & Organ)

(OVPP - No Choir) / Montréal Baroque

Soprano: Odéi Bilodeau; Alto: Elaine Lachica; Tenor: Philippe Gagné; Bass: Drew Santini
Mélisande Corriveau, Vincent Lauzer (Recorders); Andrew Burn (Bassoon); Margaret Little, Nicolas Fortin, Olivier Brault, Hélène Plouffe (Violas); Susie Napper, Mélisande Corriveau, Felix Deak (Violoncellos); Pierre Cartier (Double-bass)

YouTube

Jun 9, 2014

Video / TT:

Recorded & filmed live at Das Alte Kapelle, Regensburg, Bavaria, Germany, during the Tage für Alte Musik Festival,.
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Cantatas BWV 18 & 181: Excerpts [19:54]

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Bachsolisten Seoul: Bach Cantatas Series VI (BWV 18, 163, 1067, 161)

 

Cantata BWV 18 [14:13]

Sun-Ah Kim (김선아)

(OVPP - No Choir) / Bachsolisten Seoul Baroque Orchestra

Soprano: Seung-Youn Song (송승연); Counter-tenor: Min-ho Jeong (정민호); Tenor: Seung-hee Park (박승희); Bass: Koong-yong Sung (성궁용)
Orchestra: Recorders: Soo-jin Kim & Min-seok Kwon; Harpsichord: Su-jung Lee; Organ: Chung-sik Hong; Baroque Violas: Young-jung Kim, Kyung-min Son Hyun-suk Noh, Mong-youn Jung

You Tube

Nov 26, 2014

Video / TT: 70:18

Recorded & filmed live at Anglican Cathedral, Seoul, South Korea, in the frame of Bachsolisten Seoul: Bach Cantata Series.
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Cantata BWV 18: Complete Cantata [14:13]

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The list of recordings was compiled by Aryeh Oron (January 2002 - February 2016)
Thanks to contributors: Dan Dews (March 2014), Matthias Hansen (February 2012), Frits V. Herbold (March 2012), Bradley Lehman (March 2004), Charlie Ervin McCarn (February 2002)

Cantata BWV 18: Details & Complete Recordings | Recordings of Individual Movements
Discussions:
Part 1 | Part 2 | Part 3 | Part 4

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